The Lakers ‘don’t have an immediate plan’ to use the roster spot created by stretching Luol DengSteve Mitchell USA TODAY Sports It sounds like the Lakers aren’t rushing to make a free agency signing to fill the roster spot they opened up by buying out Luol Deng. Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have bought out the final two years of the contract Luol Deng signed with their prior front office in the ill fated summer of 2016, it’s natural to start wondering what the team will do with their extra cap space and roster spot. Given that Deng gave up nearly $7.5 million in order to become a free agent (giving the Lakers $38 million in cap space for next summer), it seems clear that the team i..
Toronto’s Drake (n Aubrey Graham) dukes it out with some of hip hop’s major players in the Best Rap Solo Performance category, thanks to his mixtape slow jam Best I Ever Had.While it would have been lovely to see Grizzly Bear earn a spot in the Best New Artist category after the unexpected chart success of their latest album, Veckatimest, I’m heartened by the inclusion of indie rock favourites Silversun Pickups and MGMT beside more commercial nominees like the Ting Tings and Keri Hilson. And the list of names in the Best Alternative Album category is rather respectable: Death Cab For Cutie, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix, Depeche Mode and veteran innovators Brian Eno and David Byrne. Not bad, considering how often the Grammys are accused of being too conservative and out of touch with the real listening habits of music tastemakers and young consumers.I wouldn’t go so far as to say you’ve addressed that criticism with the nominees for the 2010 Grammy Awards, NARAS members, but the smattering of left field choices on this year’s roster may indicate that some of you are slowly inching out of your comfort zones.
He may be right about it being a first. Anne Weisberg, senior vice president at the nonprofitFamilies and Work Institute, called it “very unusual” and “the first of its kind.” Weisberg said the policy could help the company retain women during the critical first year following maternity leave, when many struggle to balance the demandsof work and a babyon what is almost always very little sleep. “What Vodafone is doing is saying this is a talent management issue for us, it’s not just about complying with legal requirements,” she said.
In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale. In the other, Wrath of the Titans, the sequel to the widely panned remake from 2010. Continue reading this post. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture.